Technology

  • Put high-tech tools in their place.

    GPS technology is changing the way farmers approach the hands-on business of seeding, spraying and harvesting their crops. Widespread adoption of […]

  • Find the right tractor for your grain cart.

    You need a lot of power to move high-capacity grain carts across fields, and a sizeable tractor to stop them safely. […]

  • 100-bushel canola? Stay tuned.

    As much as yields have improved thanks to hybrids, canola still isn’t the poster-crop for genetic improvement. That’s corn. Dave Charne, […]

  • Breeders target better winter wheats.

    Winter wheat is becoming more popular across the prairies, but growers are limited to a handful of successful varieties to choose […]

  • Sleeper bunks raise conversion costs.

    Are you looking to pick up a tandem-axle grain truck at a bargain price? Then converting a highway tractor for farm […]

  • Pay more, get more.

    Wondering which guidance system is right for you? Here are some tips from John Deere and Hemisphere GPS, makers of Outback […]

  • Grain bins go high volume.

    Farmers are thinking big when investing in grain storage facilities. But while big bins make economic sense, the investment seldom stops […]

  • Applied weather Information.

    Farmers across the prairies have to check several sources for the latest weather, agronomic and commodity information. Bayer CropScience is bringing […]

  • Verify wheat variety through lab test.

    The best way to know which variety of wheat you’re delivering is to know your seed before planting, says the Canadian […]

  • Grain baggers offer storage flexibility.

    Of the all the temporary grain storage options available, a bagger may be the handiest of all, at least according to […]

  • Does straight-cutting suit hybrids?

    You've done everything right with your 2008 hybrid canola. Now it's time to get it in the bin. First, though, a […]